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at 5:00, great day for the beach but the real heat is still ahead. a look at the spots that could see triple digits and how warm it will get. >> ballots and bullets in eastern ukraine. >> couldn't ask for anything else. >> a mother gets the best gift of all this mother's day, you'll see her story only an abc7 news. abc7 news at 5:00 starts now. a live look outside from our east bay hills camera. a warm day in the bay and the real heat is still coming. an excessive heat watch has been issued for the bay area. thank you for joining us, i'm ama daetz. a warm, windy weather is increasing the threat of
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wildfires. there was a wildfire on highway 101 near the airport. the department tweeted pictures of the scene. the fire briefly closed some lanes on southbound 101 at 11:30 this morning. san jose firefighters say the fire indicates fire season has begun. you can see she smoke -- the smoke from the fire. our wildfire threat is only expected to increase. let's check in now with spencer christian. >> as you pointed out the warmup has begun here and only going to get warmer. perhaps with some health risks attached to it. right now the live doppler 7hd showing sunny skies across the bay area, and happy mother's day to all the moms. we have an excessive heat watch in effect for virtually the entire bay area, with the exception of the peninsula. tuesday afternoon through wednesday evening, high temperatures between 96 and 102. warm nightness the bay area
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hills and a risk of heat-related illness. and in addition to that, looking at blue sky, tomorrow will be a "spare the air" day as temperatures are rising, air quality is declining. oozone count at ground level is increasing to pollution is a problem. inland, east bay, poor air quality. moderate at best. a look at the seven-day in a few minutes. breaking news in livermore where a small plane has made an emergency landing. there have been no reports of injuries but witnesses tell abc7 they sue the pilot taken away in handcuffs and security approached the plane with guns drawn. the faa reports the plane had engine trouble and landed in the field. we'll have more coming up another 6:00. new details top bat car crash involving five people in oakland. one of the victims died. it happened just after 2:00 this morning on the east side of
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mills college. the car hit several trees before rolling over and trapping four people inside. a fifth person was able to get out and was found several blocks away. >> in san jose, teenage boy who police say was driving a stolen car was shot by officers. police say one officer opened fire when the driver rammed his vehicle into patrol cars. happened just before midnight on story road when police tried to pull over a car that had been reported stolen. >> attempts failed when the officers tried to box the suspect's vehicle in. the suspect began to go ahead and strike at least two other patrol vehicles in the area. >> a girl who was a passenger in the stolen car was taken into custody. police are not releasing the aims of the people inside. the boy is recovering in the hospital. two developing news. ballots are being counseled by insurgents in ukraine say 92% of
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voters support sovereignty. people went to the polls today in controversial referendums; russia claimed control of nearby crimea during a vote there in march. a cnn crew says they saw self people vote twice at one polling station, where the ballot boxes were decorated with independence flags. separatingists are denying any charges. reporter: pro-russian separatists streamed into polling stations today to vote in a referendum demanding independence and rejecting the government in kiev. it was a hastily arranged and unofficial vote that the united states today called illegal. there was only one rather ambiguous question on the ballot. are you in favor of self-rule, and every voter we spoke with, every ballot we saw, said yes. the vote happened as the deadly violence continues. ukrainian forces opening fire on
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a crowd of pro-russian separatists. ukraine's government is continuing with the so-called anti-terrorist operation but with each passing day and more and more of this part of the country falls out of their control. what the vote means in concrete terms has yesterday to be determined. what is clear is that divisions are deepening, chaos is growing, and no one knows what will happen next. abc news in eastern ukraine. >> a young girl who escaped the same men who kidnapped nigerian students is talking about what happened. this comes as protesters, celebrities, even first lady michelle obama pressed government leader to do more to rescue more than 200 nigerian girls them girl ran into the brush while her classmates were forced on to seven large trucks.
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she is afraid and asked not to be identified. >> i think i will drop down. >> that was really brave of you. >> yes. the girl says she kept running until she got away. she is one of 53 girls to be able to escape. the nigerian government says 276 are still being held captive. a young mom is celebrating mother's day from a san francisco hospital room tonight, after recovering from a successful heart transplant. she developed a rare heart condition after the birth of her daughter. cornell bernard has the story you'll see only on abc7 news. >> home. i'm feeling great. >> mary laura is weak and can hardly speak but says this is the best mother's day ever. >> i couldn't ask for anything else. it's wonderful.
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>> the 26-year-old from reno is recovering in the icu at california pacific medical center, with a new heart. she developed a rare heart condition called post-partum cardiomyopathy agent years ago after giving birth. >> it turned into congestive heart failure. >> she was very sick. she was put on a heart transplant list last winter. the odd were not good but friday night doctors called with the good news. >> he was very calm. i was freaking out. >> the procedure took five hours. >> i was excited and scared at the same time. >> now how are you feeling? >> really happy. >> we don't put patients on a heart transplant list until we think they have less than a year to survive. >> transplant cardiologist new mary did not have much time. >> i thought we cooperate give her a better mother's day gift than a very good suitable donor
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heart. and the opportunity to raise her daughter is amazing. >> it's awesome. i love my daughter. she keeps me going. >> mary thanks her team of doctors and the anonymous heart donor. it's given her a new life and a chance to spend many more mother's days with her daughter. >> love you. >> love you. >> in san francisco, abc7 news. a wonderful day for them. ahead, an abc news exclusive interview from donald sterling's wife.his racial comment scandal. >> what president obama is saying about the nfl historic move recruiting an openly gay player. >> we're coming to get you. are you okay? snow. of snow. a storm chaser found himself on a rescue mission after a tornado blew threw part of missouri
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in an excusesive interview with barbara walters shelly sterling says she doesn't think her husband is racist. she says she'll file for divorce but won't give up her half of the team. >> to be honest with you, i'm wondering if a wife of one of the owners -- and there's 30 owners -- did something like that, said those racial slurs, would they oust the husband? or would they leave the husband in? hear more at 5:30 on world news. she reveals the serious health issue she thinks may have something to do with her husband's behavior. president obama is sending his congratulations to michael sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an nfl team. the president called the
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selection of sam, quote, an important step forward. sam became emotional yesterday help he got the call, then embraced his boyfriend. he was picked late in the third and final day of the draft by the rams. he publicly announced he was gay earlier this year. >> the abc7 news i-team is preparing an unprecedented look inside the dark net. you can't get there by google. the secret marketplace for guns, drugs, and so much more, are an enormous challenge for law enforcement. one dark net user who buys psychedelic drugs there says he is not concerned about getting caught. >> ever worried police are setting up an account? >> not really. never crossed me mind. i don't think the police have the knowledge to do this kind of stuff. dan noyse takes you to a law enforcement seminar on the dark net as they struggle to learn the technology and he has an
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interview with the navy researcher who wrote the program that makes it possible. monday at 11:00 on abc7 news. watch abc is now available to local dish customers who want to watch online or on smartphones and tab lets. go to the abc7.com and click on the watch abc logo. >> a day of pampering for deserving moms. up next, getting the royal treatment. how the san francisco tradition is helping make some women better mothers. and taking you live outside, today's warm weather is just a bree -- preview of what to expect in the coming days.
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35 homeless moms got a makeover and pampering today. the hamilton shelter hosted its 20th annual mother's day brunch today in san francisco. these women got their hair and makeup done before hopping a cable car to the starlight room for lunch. this is the third year liz berry has gotten the royal treatment. she says before getting help from hamilton, mother's day wasn't important to her. >> it means so much more to me now than it did then, but that was the beginning of me coming into my own motherhood. i'm a much better mother than i was three years ago without a doubt. hamilton shelter director say the event is designed to give these women a self-esteem boost and helps them as they work to get a permanent place to live. a storm chaser came to the rescue after a tornado touched down in missouri. he was shooting footage of damage when he discovered a woman trapped in the rubble of her home.
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he is also an emt and was able to get the woman out safely. the twister ripped up trees, yanked roofs off homes but no sir jeer -- serious injuries reported. for the latest an our weather, which is heating up, let's get to spencer christian. >> it is indeed heating up. here's live doppler 7hd. sunny skies across the bay area right now. and here's a live view from the sutro tower camera over san francisco. current temperature, 68 in the city. 73, oakland. redwood city, 75. 64, half moon bay. another live view of blue sky looking westward from emeryville. it's 80 in santa rosa. mid-70s in napa. 82, fairfield. 71, concordment one more live view from the rooftop camera towards the ferry building and bay bridge. it's a "spare the air" day
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tomorrow, air quality will be declining, excessive heat watch from tuesday afternoon to wednesday evening, and we expect temperatures to be around or just above 100 degrees. it's going to be quite hot. here's our satellite radar composite image showing the development of the weather. clear skies from coast, hardly a cloud to be found, and we'll have a warm to hot pattern developing, big ridge of high pressure dominates the weather and a hot air mass will dominate us. so tuesday, wednesday, thursday, the middle of the week, the hottest days in the forecast period. and speaking of hot, let's look at the projected temperature range in san jose as an indicator of the other parts of the bay area. the average high temperature in san jose is 75. we'll see 88 the tomorrow. 92 on wednesday. 97 wednesday. 94 thursday, and 86 on friday.
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and that's indicative of the inland locations over the next five to seven days. overnight, look for clear skies tonight. low temperatures on the mild side. generally low to mid-50s. and then tomorrow, sunny skies, highs in the south bay, upper 80s to around 90. morgan hill. and we'll see mid-to-upper 80s. mid-to-upper 70s on the coast. pacifica and half moon bay in and around san francisco, highs, 79. downtown. 80, south san francisco, 76. sunset district. mid-70s on the coast, and inland, 87. and santa rosa and sonoma. 88. east bay highs, san leandro, 86. fremont, inland east bay, around 90 degrees at livermore, antioch, fairfield, and walnut creek. here's the seven day forecast. a hot mid-week. by wednesday we'll see inland highs around 100 degrees, perhaps even higher in some
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spots. dropping off at bit inland on thursday. cooling at the coast on thursday. and then friday cooler in all areas, just mid-80s inland, mid-60s on the coast, and further cooling next weekend but some sizzling weather the next few days. we'll let you know how warm it's going to be in your community. important to follow the heat wave. could be health recollections associated. >> shu is here with sports. a nice deity basketball. >> and what a difference a trade makes. a's in o.co coliseum, and. we'll sort it
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anytime a player is traded and later faces the team that traded him, there's an extra incentive to do more. derek morris came to oakland, and guess who they faced today. they raised over $70,000 for breast cancer research. norris facing gonzalez. see you. two on for norris and guess deep again. 2-4, six rbi. gonzalez lasted four. a little temper tantrum. scott cass mr. improves to 5-1, struck out five.
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stops the threat in seventh. ways with the fourth series sweep of the year, most in the majors. 9-1 your final. >> one of them special days. can't really explain other than somewhere mom is giving me the power and strength to da something special on her day, and all guess 0 out to her. she's always been there for me and nice to give it back to her somehow. >> giants and dodgers-ready to catch a foul ball. tim hudson and clayton kershaw facing off. puig with his sixth of the year, tied at one. to the seventh. giants match power with more power. brandon hicks. 3- giants. now bottom nine, 4-2g-men. romo to close. two outs. ramirez ties it with one swing of the bat. third home run. we good to extras. panda comes through in the tenth. he had the hits.
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giants had two more and hang on for the 7-4 victory. if league mvp kevin durant wants to add an nba title he has to get past the clippers. staples hosting nhl and nba games. clippers battling. tied at 94. blake give griff. 25 points, nine aborts, -- boards. clips up 101-90. russell westbrook for the win. no. clippers win by two, and even the series at 2-2. final round of the players championship in martin kaymer weathered the storm in his second win of the pga tour. familiars got to see -- martin kaymer a three-shot lead after
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this birdie putt on 11. nothing could stop him, right? wrong. a delay for an hour and a half because of rain. wheels came off for kaymer. hadn't had a bad hole all day. lead to one. came to 17th island green. kaymer's shot stays dry. are you kidding me? he would par 18 and wins his second pga tour title. speaking of tours, tour california, the premiere cycling event in the western u.s., kicked off today. we'll have results rooking here at 6:00. >> ahead, the story of a very controversial -- very special dog up for adoption, and why it too so long to find her a good home.
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coming up at 6:00, breaking news amount authorities are saying up to 15 people were injured after a pair of crashes reported just two blocks apart in san francisco. we'll take you there live for breaking details. a pilot detained after his plane lands near bay area defense laboratories. we'll have a live update at 6:00. >> aing to with a special skill has a new home. rosy, the pit bull, is deaf. staff at an animal shelter in nebraska taught her commands in sign language. it took awhile to find an owner who could communicate with her but yesterday that all changed. rosy's new owner is also deaf and plans to teach rosy more sign language. that is awesome they can keep each other company. >> amazing. >> that does it for us at 5:00. news continues online, twitter, facebook, all your mobile
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devices with the abc7 news app. see you at 6:00. welcome to "world news." tonight, touchdown. the tornadoes caught on tape. the violent storms slicing across the country on this mother's day. >> oh, there goes the roof! >> homes destroyed. also tonight, snow burying parts of the west. red flag warnings. dangerous winds on the way. the abc news exclusive. donald sterling's wife, shelly, speaking for the first time. sitting down with barbara walters. will she fight to keep the team? should her husband apologize? does she believe the nba went too far? >> is donald sterling a racist? >> the exclusive breaking right here. the breaking news from ukraine tonight. the gunfire captured on camera. were guns aimed at voters trying to cast their ballots? and what the white house is saying ton

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